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March 29, 2011

Archiving Tweets Using WordPress

Since I began using Twitter actively, I've been looking for a reliable way to ensure my tweets will be forever accessible. In my experience, Twitter never offered an easy way to locate old tweets. From a profile page, a user can keep loading tweets by simply scrolling down the page. That scroll-to-load approach works, but it takes a lot of time, and there's no guarantee that Twitter will allow this mechanism to load thousands of additional tweets. As far as I can tell, there's no simple way to find a tweet from June 2010, for example - even if you try to search by text, it won't necessarily be found. It seems to me that Twitter prioritizes recent tweets, and eventually removes the older ones…
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